Deputy Chief Financial Officer (Canberra)

Canberra CBD Permanent
  • Are you looking for an opportunity to add value to a world-class organisation?
  • Do you have a curious mind which helps you drive improvement and change?

About Our Client

This is an exciting opportunity for a transformational senior finance leader, committed to inspiring innovation and excellence at The Australian National University. The (ANU) is a world-class Higher Education provider and home to some of the world's most remarkable people; visionaries, influential leaders, researchers and advocates creating impact and change nationally, regionally and globally.

Job Description

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, this a rare opportunity for a strategic and operational finance leader- acting as an integral partner across various functional and divisional facets of the University, whilst driving finance transformation, implementation of processes, procedures and systems to ensure ANU reaches its goals and vision.

The Successful Applicant

For success in the role, you will bring an appreciation of the changing nature of the Australian higher education sector along with strong commercial and financial acumen as a CA/CPA qualified. The ideal candidate will be commercially agile and support informed business decision making with sophisticated reporting and rigorous analysis and interpretation. You offer considerable experience in a senior finance management position within a large and complex organisation, working with senior stakeholders to deliver transformative and efficient financial and operational practices. In addition to your ability to inspire and motivate a team, you will drive transformation, change and have strong finance knowledge that includes experience in long term business planning, budgeting & forecasting and management reporting.

What's on Offer

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

This is not a staus quo finance role and is a unique opportunity to leverage your commercial acumen and strong business partnering capability to contribute to exceptional financial and strategic outcomes.

Sam Ryan
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